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Essential tools for lawn care – Part 2 – Specialty Tools

Lawn care tools fall into three categories: Basic tools, specialty tools, and tools to rent. The Daleys Turf recommendations are based on average situations – your requirements may differ.   These are the specialty tools you may need to undertake lawn care at your place. Blowers or Blower/Vacuums: Petrol or electric models blow leaves into piles […]

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Essential tools for lawn care – Part 1

Lawn care tools fall into three categories: Basic tools, specialty tools, and tools to rent. The Daleys Turf recommendations are based on average situations – your requirements may differ.   Basic Tools. These are are the ones you should own and have on hand to complete regular lawn care. Garden Cart or Wheelbarrow: Hauls everything from […]

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The biggest problem with lawns in Australia

The Australian climate really does make it difficult to maintain a healthy, lush lawn. One of the biggest problem with lawns in Australia is the compacted clay base found in many backyards across the country. In fact, the majority of Australian lawns are clay based and therefore are susceptible to soil compaction. When the soil […]

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6 Autumn lawn care tips for Queensland lawns

The main advice we can give for ensuring that your lawn is healthy and happy throughout autumn, is to keep up the lawn care regime.   Daleys Turf 6 autumn lawn care tips: Continue to mow and water your lawn as required during autumn Aerate any areas of compacted soil – pay particular attention to […]

Get rid of lawn grubs and more

From November to May each year, many South East Queensland lawns are plagued by lawn grubs. While Couch varieties are typically more affectable than Sir Walter DNA Certified Buffalo lawns, they can still be easily treated. As with a lot of lawn care issues, prevention and early detection are the best way to go.   […]

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Can Sir Walter be grown from seed?

The long and the short answer to your question ‘can Sir Walter be grown from seed?’ is no but that’s not the full story. Most turf varieties that are classified as drought tolerant can’t be grown from seed. Turf varieties that are able to be grown from seed are usually cool season grasses (like fescue, […]

Preparing lawns for Autumn

Autumn is probably the most important time of the year for lawn care; especially if you want to have a green and healthy lawn all year long. As autumn approaches in South East Queensland, the days get shorter and the temperature gets cooler but your lawn is still in its growing phase. So, what should […]

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How to deal with a mixed variety lawn

If you have inherited or ended up with a lawn full of different varieties of lawn you have an invading grass issue. With so many different lawn varieties on the market your lawn can quite easily become invaded; seeds can be blown into your yard, grasses can invade through fences from the neighbour’s property, a […]

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